Monthly Archives: May 2015

OPEN NH Summer Session Registration Open

Summer 2015 Session of Online Courses will run from July 8 – August 25. Courses are $130, run 7 weeks, and earn 35 professional development hours. Register for courses early and save $10.00. Early Bird Special offer ends on June … Continue reading

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Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report) – Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports. The research, conducted by the University of Minnesota, identifies a … Continue reading

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7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow

In a world ruled by content curation, every educator should be passing along social media strategies to students. The “That’s a parent’s job” mantra is not a sufficient excuse for ignoring your responsibility here. We’re in this together. Students must … Continue reading

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We Need a National Digital-Library Endowment

As a boy, Warren Buffett is said to have read book after book on money. Thankfully, he did not live in Los Angeles and rely on the library at Roy Romer Middle School. Students there couldn’t check out a Buffett … Continue reading

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FCC E-Rate Program Announces Carry-Forward of Unused Service Funds for 2015

Pursuant to section 54.709(a)(3) of the Commission’s rules, on January 30, 2015, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) submitted projections of demand and administrative expenses for the federal universal service fund for the second quarter of 2015. According to USAC’s … Continue reading

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Five Ways Teachers Inspire Me

By Vicki Phillips Who was your favorite teacher? And why? Your favorite teacher may not have been your favorite because he or she was soft or kind. There was likely more to it than that. There might have been an … Continue reading

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Edtech Privacy by Design: The Teacher as Privacy Entrepreneur

Technology is making an undisputed and positive impact in our nation’s classrooms. Nearly all teachers now report that the impact of educational technology in their classrooms is “significant,” with savvy digital educators capitalizing on the rapid adoption of mobile devices … Continue reading

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Digital Learning 24/7: Understanding Technology – Enhanced Learning in the Lives of Today’s Students

On April 30, 2015 Project Tomorrow released the report “Digital Learning 24/7: Understanding Technology – Enhanced Learning in the Lives of Today’s Students” at a Congressional Briefing held in Washington, DC and online in a special live stream of the … Continue reading

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Exceptional Ideas and Practical Solutions for Next Gen Learning in K-12 Schools

Reimagining how students learn involves tackling a multidimensional challenge head-on. So when NGLC shifted its K-12 grantmaking away from middle school learning technologies to move toward whole school models that completely transformed learning, we knew we were challenging the field … Continue reading

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